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Long term risks of stroke, myocardial infarction, and vascular death in "low risk" patients with a non-recent transient ischaemic attack.

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BACKGROUND: Previous studies of prognosis after a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) have recruited patients soon after the event, when the risk of stroke is very high. However, the majority of patients survive for many years after a TIA, and the need for continued preventive treatment to lower vascular risk will need to be reassessed at a later date. OBJECTIVE: To determine the long term risks of stroke and other vascular events in patients with TIA who survive the initial high risk period. ME...

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10.1136/jnnp.74.5.577

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
74
Issue:
5
Pages:
577-580
Publication date:
2003-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:544fb70b-a544-41ba-b621-c3c7c0fef0f6
Source identifiers:
119073
Local pid:
pubs:119073

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